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2009-08-11 06:52:47

A 92-year old Holocaust survivor who lived on the streets of New York bequeathed $150,000 to Jerusalem's Hebrew University, the university Web site said. Yefet Ozery of the university's Development and Public Relations department received a check from the woman's executor last week, the site said.

2009-08-10 17:36:40

Homeless people are more likely than others to arrive at a U.S.

2009-08-07 14:00:00


2009-07-28 23:40:00

Seven percent of US fifth-graders and their families have experienced homelessness -- 11 percent for blacks -- and it takes a toll, researchers say.

2009-07-28 11:05:01

A new multisite study by UCLA and RAND Corp. researchers and colleagues has found that 7 percent of fifth-graders and their families have experienced homelessness at some point in their lives and that the occurrence is even higher

2009-06-18 15:32:00

NEW YORK, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Super Scotsman Rob Calder, a 32 year old bagpiper from Edinburgh, is piping his way across the United States for charity.

2009-06-18 12:17:00

Secretary Donovan Elected New Chair of the Council HUD and VA announce $75 million for HUD-VASH program to provide rental housing and support for homeless veterans WASHINGTON, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) met today for the first time under the Obama Administration.

2009-06-10 12:36:00

Dwelling Place, Inc.

2009-06-04 15:11:00

MINNEAPOLIS, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Social Venture Partners is proud to announce the four finalists for its Social Entrepreneur's Cup awards. The Social Entrepreneur's Cup is a competition to find Minnesota's most innovative and effective social entrepreneurs.

2009-05-11 00:01:00

Launch event in St.

Word of the Day
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.